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Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted against allowing the Puerto Nuevo Terminals LLC Cooperative Working Agreement to take effect, arguing that the potential negative effects provided sufficient reason for the Commission to intervene. Given that the agreement will take effect despite his vote, he applauds the Commission’s unanimous decision to conduct… Read More »

Commissioner Dye Discusses Carrier Service Contract Filing Exemption & Fact Finding 28 at NCBFAA Conference

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On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Commissioner Rebecca Dye spoke at the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America’s (NCBFAA) government affairs conference about the petition recently filed by the World Shipping Council (WSC) to exempt ocean carriers from the current requirement to file service contracts with the FMC, and… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei regarding Amendment to the West Coast Marine Terminal Operator Agreement

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May 24, 2018 Commissioner Maffei participated in a unanimous vote to seek additional information regarding the most recent amendment to the West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement (“WCMTOA”) (FMC Agreement No. 201143). Today, I voted to issue a request for more information regarding the proposed amendment to WCMTOA. I commend… Read More »

Statement from Commissioner Maffei on Formal Investigation into Detention and Demurrage

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Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei voted in support of launching Fact Finding 28, an investigation into the practices of ocean carriers and marine terminal operators related to detention, demurrage, and per diem charges. Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei released the following statement regarding the Federal Maritime Commission’s (Commission’s) vote to launch an… Read More »

Commissioner Maffei’s statement on the Ocean Alliance vote

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October 28, 2016 Commissioner Daniel B. Maffei released the following statement regarding the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) vote to approve the OCEAN Alliance, Agreement No. 012426, becoming effective without FMC challenge. “I voted to support this agreement moving forward because I believe it provides members of this alliance with important… Read More »